Otherworld Idealist

Left: Armond Point, The Annunciation or Ancilla Domini (L’Annonciation), 1895, Private collection, courtesy Sotheby’s;
Erdem paloma top, Erdem tilly skirt, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi winifred corset, Jennifer Fisher earrings, Gucci sandals
Right: Charles Filiger, Madonna and Two Angels or Madonna of the Fireflies (Madone aux vers luisants), ca. 1892; 
Versace lamb shearling jacket, Versace contrast dress with hood, Eddie Borgo small safety chain choker in silver
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Left: Alphonse Osbert, Vision, 1892, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, Gift of Yolande Osbert;
Gucci coat, Gucci skirt, Gucci headband & GG marmont mattelassé belt bag
Right: Fernand Khnopff, I Lock My Door upon Myself, 1891, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, Munich;
Prada mikado sleeveless top, Prada printed wool skirt, Prada hat, Vita Fede eclipse earrings
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Projecting the occult tinged femme fatale/femme fragile into an oxblood corner of the Guggenheim Museum is to reveal Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris,1892–1897. An annual exhibition created by French Rosicrucian author and critic, Joséphin Péladan, whose cult of personality brought together a multi-disciplinary set of artists, seekers of divine enlightenment. A decadent layering, in response to isolation & imagination, the relationship of art & life, an unhinged spiritual idealist, clothed in a visionary state rife with references.

 

A collaboration with Editorialist.

Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris,1892–1897Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

 

Makeup by Yana Marks, Hair by Patrick Kyle, Nails by Tori H, Photographs by Tylor Hóu

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